Breathing reserve at the lactate threshold to differentiate a pulmonary mechanical from cardiovascular limit to exercise.


STUDY OBJECTIVES Criteria used to define the respective roles of pulmonary mechanics and cardiovascular disease in limiting exercise performance are usually obtained at peak exercise, but are dependent on maximal patient effort. To differentiate heart from lung disease during a less effort-dependent domain of exercise, the predictive value of the breathing… (More)


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